Browsing the "Action" Category

Reach out to the Red Cross/Crescent!

In November 2013 the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement adopted a four-year action plan towards the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons at their Council of Delegates meeting in Sydney, Australia. The action plan follows up on a historic resolution adopted by the Movement in 2011, in which it appealed “to all states […] to pursue in good faith and conclude with urgency and determination negotiations to prohibit the use of and completely eliminate nuclear


Ban Nuclear Weapons Now

With enough public pressure and political leadership, a treaty banning nuclear weapons can be achieved in the near future


Second Action

Cheesecake donut pastry. Faworki apple pie tootsie roll chupa chups lollipop pie muffin caramels toffee. Gummies chocolate cotton candy jujubes bonbon cupcake. Macaroon powder marzipan toffee fruitcake halvah sweet roll brownie. Pudding jelly marshmallow sesame snaps tart marshmallow gingerbread sweet roll dragée. Sesame snaps jelly beans topping liquorice jelly beans sesame snaps croissant bonbon chocolate cake. Ice cream toffee bonbon. Bear claw sesame snaps icing powder applicake


Nuclear insecurity summit

The Non-Proliferation Treaty obliges the United States, Russia, Britain, France and China to negotiate in good faith for the elimination of their nuclear weapons


An introduction to ICAN

Which countries have nuclear weapons? How many? What risk do they pose to our future? This introductory video highlights the continuing nuclear threat



  • aiweiwei

    “Let’s act up! Ban nuclear weapons completely and unconditionally.”

    Ai Weiwei Artist and activist

  • sheen

    “If Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, they would be part of ICAN.”

    Martin Sheen Actor and activist

  • bankimoon

    “I salute ICAN for working with such commitment and creativity.”

    Ban Ki-moon Former UN chief

  • yokoono

    “We can do it together. With your help, our voice will be made still stronger. Imagine peace.”

    Yoko Ono Artist

  • jodywilliams

    “Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”

    Jody Williams Nobel laureate

  • desmondtutu

    “With your support, we can take ICAN its full distance – all the way to zero nuclear weapons.”

    Desmond Tutu Nobel laureate

  • herbiehancock

    “Because I cannot tolerate these appalling weapons, I whole-heartedly support ICAN.”

    Herbie Hancock Jazz musician

  • dalailama

    “I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate